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An example use of central in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… there because it's a central area to get …”
Central means in the center of something.
the word central occurs in english on average 62.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that central can be often used in the following areas:
1) transport and travel;